February 24, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The Irish Special Criminal Court on Wednesday dismissed the case against the only man criminally convicted for a role in the 1998 Omagh bombing, finding that the evidence against Colm Murphy was not strong enough to support the conviction. In 2002, The Special Criminal Court originally sentenced ...[read more]
June 8, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The Belfast High Court on Monday found four men and the Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA) responsible for the 1998 Omagh bombing in a civil case brought by victims' families. The ruling held RIRA leader Michael McKevitt, Liam Campbell, Colm Murphy, and Seamus Daly liable for the terrorist attac... ...[read more]
May 13, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A British civil lawsuit against members of the Real IRA alleged to have been involved with the 1998 Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland opened in a Dublin court Monday. The trial, which began in the Belfast High Court in April, was moved to Dublin so that the High Court could hear evidence from law ...[read more]
April 7, 2008
by Michael Sung
The Belfast High Court on Monday heard arguments in a civil lawsuit against five suspected Real IRA members accused of involvement in the deadly 1998 Omagh bombing, in which a car loaded with explosives killed 29 people and wounded 220 on a busy shopping street in the Northern Ireland town. Six ...[read more]
December 20, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A judge in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Thursday found alleged Real IRA member Sean Gerard Hoey not guilty of murder in relation to the 1998 Omagh bombing, the worst terrorist attack in Northern Ireland history. Judge Reginald Weir ruled that there was insufficient DNA evidence linking Hoey to the ...[read more]
June 29, 2005
by Kate Heneroty
The Irish Public Prosecution Service has dropped charges against Anthony Joseph Donegan, suspected of providing the car used in the Omagh car bombing in 1998. A spokesman for the PPS said Wednesday that the test for prosecution was not met. Twenty-nine people were killed and 220 were inj... ...[read more]
May 26, 2005
by Tom Henry
Alleged Real IRA member Sean Gerard Hoey was formally charged Thursday with murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the worst terrorist attack in Northern Ireland history. Hoey had been being held for earlier charges of possessing explosives and his alleged membership with the Real IRA. ...[read more]
May 19, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
Real IRA member Sean Gerard Hoey faces 61 new charges connected to the 1998 Omagh bombing which killed 29 people and injured over 300. Hoey was already faced murder charges for his involvement in the bombing, the worst single atrocity in all of Northern Ireland's troubles. The crime... ...[read more]
May 4, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
Sean Gerard Hoey, a member of the Irish Republican Army, was charged Wednesday with the murder of 29 people in the largest terrorist bombing in the history of Northern Ireland's troubles. The 1998 Omagh bombing also injured almost 300 others, and has remained largely unsolved due to... ...[read more]
January 21, 2005
by Brandon Smith
An Irish appeals court Friday quashed the only criminal conviction stemming from the 1998 Omagh bombing which killed twenty-nine people and injured hundreds more in the largest terror attack in the history of the Northern Ireland troubles. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by the... ...[read more]

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